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Trusts will hold all junior doctors' contracts

BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6995.1624a (Published 24 June 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1624

From next April the contracts of all British doctors in training will be held by NHS trusts, with postgraduate deans overseeing their education needs. At present NHS trusts hold the contracts of house officers and senior house officers while regional health authorities hold registrars' and senior registrars' contracts. But next year regional health authorities will be abolished. The BMA says that the move of contracts will open the door for unchecked exploitation of junior doctors and lead to difficulties in organising rotational posts. The association is worried that the existing anomalies …

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